Job Title: Nurse Tracker – IDRC Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)
Duty Station: South Western Uganda
Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) Profile
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization. IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have impacted on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over 41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May 2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of Health.
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of Nurse Tracker for the SEARCH SAPPHIRE study to be based in South Western Uganda. The Successful candidate will report to the Field Coordinator.
Purpose of the position: The Nurse Tracker will follow up and link participants within the communities to the health centre and follow up on missed appointments.
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for recruitment and follow up of participants within the communities.
• Oversee the linkage of study participants from the communities to the health centre.
• Prepare a list of clients who have missed clinic appointments.
• Make home follow-ups of clients who have not come for their clinic appointments.
• Counsel clients on adhering to their drugs and clinic appointments.
• Provide back up to the study staff.
• Proper identification and reporting of adverse events.
• Foster a good working relationship with clients and the participating communities.
• Counsel clients on PrEP adherence and follow up on clients who need to be supported during the study.
• Make reports on clients followed up and the outcomes as well as activity reports.
• Attend to clients as a clinical services team member.
• A Diploma in General/Comprehensive Nursing from a recognized institution; a Bachelor’s degree in nursing is an added advantage.
• Must have at least 3 years progressive working experience in an HIV research setting, with good knowledge of research ethics.
• Must be registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council with a valid practicing
• Must be able to ride a motorbike and have a valid riding license.
• Ability to work in a rural setting when required.
• Must have up to date GCP/HSP training certificates.
• Excellent knowledge (both oral and written) of Runyankole fluency and or languages
• spoken in South-Western Uganda.
How To Apply for IDRC Uganda Jobs 2021
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.
1. All applications must be submitted through the IDRC website on or before 5:00 pm, Thursday 10th June 2021.
2. Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
3. Applications cannot be amended following submission.
4. ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FURTHER.
Deadline: 10th June 2021 at 5:00 pm
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